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Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
second chance for on the first day of his new campaign, president obama said the health insurance web site is now working for the vast majority of users. republicans still want to rollback obamacare but to that mr. obama said this:. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> pelley: the white house told us today that 650,000 americans visited the web site today alone. the administration says there were one million visits yesterday. manuel bojorquez tells us many of the people visiting the site are having a much more positive experience than earlier users did. >> come on, guys. >> reporter: moksha efsea, a pet sitter in fort worth, texas, said he had no problem enrolling in, a big difference from two months ago. >> i'm a dog walker, it's a difference between a cooperative thing and a friendly dog wagging their tail and one trying to bite me. >> reporter: because he has panic attacks, he says private insurance would have cos
Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
stuff and i was pleasantly surprised. >> reporter: erin is 43 and has had some recent health issues. for obamacare to succeed, millions of young healthy americans will need to enroll to offset the costs of consumers like erin. president obama asks for help today at a white house youth summit. >> i'm going to need you all to spread the world about how the affordable care act really works, what its benefits are, what its protections are and, most importantly, how people can sign up. >> reporter: one lingering and significant problem with obamacare remains: accurate consumer data in many cases is not reaching insurance companies. late today, scott, the administration and top figures in the insurance industry said they are working together on a technological fix. >> pelley: major, thank you. the numbers are improving for home sales again. the government reported today that sales of new homes in october jumped more than 25%. that was the biggest monthly gain since 1980. thieves stole a truck carrying radioactive material. how can it be? synthetic forms of illegal drugs are coming into th
Dec 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
disapprove of mr. obama's health care performance, but that's down ten points. the health care law remains unpopular, but less so than in our last survey. one month ago, 31% backed obamacare and 61% disapproved. now, 39% say they approve of the law while 50% disapprove. public attitudes have returned to where they were in september before the web site's disastrous debut. but the white house knows it's still in political jeopardy. in january, john podesta, former chief of staff to president bill clinton, will become counselor to president obama. there's one issue podesta will have to confront-- president barack obama's credibility. less than half the country, 49%, describe the president as honest and trustworthy. that's the same number, scott, as one month ago. >> pelley: new management help at the white house. major, thank you very much. today federal regulators approved new restrictions on america's banks designed to head off a repeat of the financial meltdown in 2008. the restrictions are known as the volcker rule. they're named after the former fed chairman who proposed them. th
Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
health care web site faced its first big test today since the obama administration said that it met its deadline to make work smoothly for the vast majority of shoppers. trouble since the site's debut in october has cut into enrollments. we learned today that 100,000 signed up in november for a total of more than 206,000 so far, but that is a million short of the enrollees projected. wyatt andrews has been checking into the web site today. wyatt? >> reporter: scott, the administration says that 375,000 people tried to shop on and that was before noon today. officials called that a strong sign of interest but, again, that high a number created some problems. when june miles-mays tried to sign up for obamacare at a miami health center, the web site put her on hold. "we need you to wait" the site advised "so we can make sure there's room for you." it was her third attempt at signing up. >> very frustrating for me because i need insurance so badly and it seems like something in the system or something is not working. >> reporter: the "need you to wait" prom
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